Top 7 Restaurants in the Chiado District in Lisbon

Cod (bacalhau) served in a Lisbon restaurant.

Once the meeting point of Portuguese intellectuals, Chiado has become a popular destination for shopping and dining. But where do you eat in the very heart of Lisbon? It’s in Rua Garret that you’ll find most of the cafés and bookshops in Chiado. But if you want to eat a proper meal, you’ll have to […]

Our 8 Favorite Italian Restaurants in Lisbon

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Italian food is always a good idea—even in Lisbon. Which is the best Italian restaurant in Lisbon? The good news is that there are many. And while Portuguese food is amazing, no one can be blamed for craving some authentic pizza, pasta or risotto (and more). Ask a local the name of the best Italian […]

Lisbon Then & Now: Tascas

Inside Ze dos Cornos, a typical tasca in Lisbon

When in Lisbon, there’s no better place than a tasca to have lunch while feeling the city’s beating pulse. Lisbon has changed and so have tascas since they opened in the late 19th century. But for someone visiting the city for the first time, these family-owned, tavern-like eateries look frozen in time. And overwhelming. The […]

6 Tips to Eat Like a Local in Lisbon

Quinta dos Loridos is one of the best Lisbon wineries, specializing in sparkling white wines like the ones pictured here.

Even if staying for a short time, you want to feel deeply connected with your destination. Part of that connection comes through food. On these six tips to eat like a local in Lisbon, we at Devour Lisbon are focusing on cultural eating habits. Eating like a local in the Portuguese capital means enjoying a […]

Top 5 Fado Restaurants In Lisbon

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Give your senses a treat, and visit a fado restaurant in Lisbon. It doesn’t matter if you go alone. You can also call some friends and head out in a group. Regardless, the chatting stops once the lights dim. The fado takes over in intervals of 15-20 minutes. When the singing and guitars break, garlic, […]

Lisbon on a Budget: Our Top 6 Cheap Eats in Lisbon

Zé da Mouraria is one of the Lisbon restaurants where locals eat traditional Portuguese food.

No need to dig deep into your pockets, we’re showing you to the best cheap eats Lisbon has to offer! On the whole, Lisbon is a cheap city, but like most European capitals, it’s also packed with tourist traps. We’ve scouted around the city for budget-friendly meals, so you won’t have to crawl into a […]

Alfama Neighborhood Guide: Tips on Where to Stay, Eat, and Go!

Colorful houses at the lower side of the Alfama neighborhood, near Campo das Cebolas in Lisbon

No visit to Lisbon is complete without spending a day or a few hours in Alfama. Alfama is the oldest neighborhood in Lisbon, the only that survived the great earthquake of 1755 almost intact. While residents navigate those streets effortlessly, visitors have fun getting lost and exploring each nook. To help you plan your itinerary, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Sardines in Lisbon

If you want to try sardines in Lisbon, you should visit in the summer when everyone grills sardines, pictured here, out on the street.

Tossed on the grill or straight from a can, everyone loves sardines in Lisbon! Tied to the Atlantic, the Portuguese have always turned to the water to feed our nation. In Lisbon, there’s grilled fish in pretty much every restaurant and a one-month festival dedicated to a single fish: the sardine. We’re sharing everything you […]

The 6 Best Rooftop Bars in Lisbon: Top Spots for a Drink With a View

The best rooftop bars in Lisbon offer sweeping views of the city, which are just as beautiful at night when the skyline lights up.

The top 6 rooftop bars in Lisbon offer much more than unbeatable photo ops—if you’re looking for the perfect combination of quality cocktails, delicious snacks and panoramic views, we’ve got you covered! Lisbon is a city that practically begs to be photographed. From vibrant street art and stately architecture to sweeping river views and terracotta […]

The Top 8 Seafood Restaurants in Lisbon (for Every Price Range!)

The seafood counter at Páteo do Avillez

From holes in the wall to Michelin-caliber cuisine, these are the Lisbon’s best restaurants for seafood and fish. Few things are better than a feast plucked straight from the sea. Any guidebook (and a vintage Parts Unknown) will point you toward Cervejaria Ramiro. It’s worth the hype—and the inevitable line of tourists waiting to get in […]